Code of Alabama - Title 10A: Alabama Business and Nonprofit Entities Code - Section 10A-1-3.24 - Rights of officers in certain cases

Section 10A-1-3.24 - Rights of officers in certain cases.

(a) In discharging a duty or exercising a power, an officer of a domestic entity, in good faith and ordinary care, may rely on information, opinions, reports, or statements, including financial statements and other financial data, concerning the entity or another person and prepared or presented by:

(1) another officer or an employee of the entity;

(2) legal counsel;

(3) a public accountant or certified public accountant;

(4) an investment banker; or

(5) a person who the officer reasonably believes possesses professional expertise in the matter.

(b) An officer may not in good faith rely on the information described by subsection (a) if the officer has knowledge of a matter that makes the reliance unwarranted.

(Act 2009-513, p. 967, §18.)

Last modified: May 3, 2021